Surface Preparation Products

Properly preparing your surface is the most important part of any tile and stone installation. Surface Art offers may products to meet the need of almost any job.

Laticrete Products

Laticrete Hydro Barrier™ Plus

Hydro Barrier is a thin, load-bearing and self-curing liquid rubber polymer which can be easily applied to form a flexible seamless waterproof/anti-fracture membrane. It can be used on interior and exterior, horizontal or vertical surfaces and is approved by IAPMO for use as shower pan liner.


  • Allows for flood testing in 24 hours*
  • No fabric required
  • Thin: only 0.020–0.030” (0.5–0.8 mm) thick when cured
  • Changes in color from a light blue to darker blue when cured
  • Anti-fracture protection of up to 1/8” (3 mm) over shrinkage and other non-structural cracks
  • “Extra Heavy Service” rating per TCNA performance levels
  • Exceeds ANSI A118.10 and A118.12
  • IAPMO approved
  • Safe—no solvents and non-flammable
  • Fast curing; allows foot traffic in 4–6 hours @ 70°F (21°C), 50% RH
  • Lighter color for ease of inspection
  • Safe—no solvents and non-flammable
  • nstall tile, brick and stone directly onto membrane
  • *When cured 70°F (21°C) or higher at 50% RH lower temperature at higher RH will require long cure times

Buying Options

  • 1 gallon bucket
  • 3.5 gallon bucket
  • Waterproofing/Anti-Fracture Fabric sold separately.
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